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Droid 2 Global Gets Gingerbread Update with New Customizable Dock in the UI

Discussion in 'Android News' started by dgstorm, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. dgstorm
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    Verizon just announced that the Droid 2 Global will be getting Gingerbread, and you can go download it now. The instructions and links for getting it are at the Verizon source link below. The update also includes some new UI enhancements for the device, including a customizable dock. There are also a few more tweaks:
    • Download Manager App
    • User-definable App Groups
    • Encryption for data both on the device and its SD card,
    • Improvements in battery life while using WiFi and Bluetooth

    It really looks like they put some effort into this update, and they really improved this already excellent phone.

    Source: Verizon Wireless
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2011
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    I'm so jealous right now. My old roommate has a D2G, and I know he's going to rub this in my face! :mad:
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    anybody get it to work yet? mine says no update needed
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    It's not working for me yet. I'm guessing they're rolling it out slowly to keep the network load down.
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    So I presume this means the plain ol Droid 2 is still being left out in the cold...?
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    hay guys quick question im rooted will i still get update
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    We got CM7 coming... I'll take it over motocrap any day :D lol
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    mine still says no update needed...
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    Still no update

    Mine still no update needed. Both techs I spoke with at Verizon wireless today claimed to know nothing about it even when I pointed out the upgrade instructions on their website.
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    I sbfed my phone to get this update... and nothing! Boo!
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    Someone said it might take 2-3 weeks to roll out the update completely...:icon_evil:
    Probably won't move up here anyways until its rooted, or I find a way to do a system dump of it. (For CM7 dev on D2G)

    Sent from my DROID2 GLOBAL using Droidforums
    -debootstrapped, on stock blur once again-
    -no sbfing required!-
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    Not out in the cold, chained up in the room with Chunk.
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    That source didnt link me to anything that would allow me to download the OTA...

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    oh and to the person who asked, no you can't get the Update if your phone is rooted,
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    im thinking this might have been a accidental thing on there site because yesterday the link took me to a hole page about OTA update and mentioned gingerbread right in it
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